Fixed Access Networks Summit

22 April 2015

Event organiser: 

Informa Telecoms and Media


The Fixed Access Networks Summit, on 22-23 April 2015, brings together senior-level representatives from across the ecosystem to examine the current and upcoming challenges faced by fixed access service providers, with real-life case studies on FTTH users.

This year, join Informa Telecoms & Media and the ITU on 21 April for a full day pre-conference focus day to gain an understanding of the challenges and opportunities presented by the deployment and features of G.fast.


As data demand ramps ever higher, researchers are looking to innovative amplifier designs to help transport a broader light spectrum through optical fibres, finds Andy Extance


Duncan Ellis shares his views about the increased focus on automation from network operators, and how the physical layer has so far stubbornly resisted the move


Switching off copper networks where fibre has been deployed is the end game, so why are so few operators doing it, wonders Pauline Rigby


With demand for fibre to the premises increasing, Keely Portway looks at the role training plays in ensuring installation skills remain available to meet this growing demand

Analysis and opinion